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June 4th, 2012

Federer v Del Potro, Djokovic v Tsonga; Men’s French Open QF Picks And Pans: There Are No Easy Draws Left

Will Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic meet for a second straight year in the French Open semifinals?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 7:32 pm in French Open | 412 Comments »

June 2nd, 2012

Nadal, Murray, Ferrer Dominate At French Open; Men’s Sweet 16 Picks And Previews

Who’ll be winners Sunday as the men’s top half play their Sweet 16?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:01 pm in French Open | 375 Comments »

May 30th, 2012

Venus Joins Serena on Early Sidelines at French Open; Thursday Previews

“This is just the beginning for me,” said Venus, happy to be on the court again, and working toward a rankings eligibility to play the Olympics for the U.S. “Again. I have to be positive when I walk out on the court. I’m not playing under ideal circumstances but at the moment it’s about improving Olympic chances so I’ll deal with this somehow.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:17 pm in French Open | 142 Comments »

January 17th, 2012

Kvitova, Top Seeds Cruise; Stosur Exits Early at Australian Open

Unless you count the choking Sam Stosur, the story of the continued round one on Tuesday at the Australian Open was the far-away level of the top players compared to even the upper level of the rank and file.

Posted by Staff @ 7:22 am in Tennis | 9 Comments »

October 26th, 2011

Stosur Finally Beats Sharapova; Wozniacki Wins At WTA Championships

In her tenth try, Sam Stosur finally beats Maria Sharapova.

Posted by Staff @ 12:46 am in Tennis | 11 Comments »

September 11th, 2011

Serena Smacks Woz Around, Faces Stosur in US Open Final

“I’m so happy,” Williams said on court afterwards. “Especially with 9/11, to be an American and still in the tournament. I really want to play tomorrow on such a special day for America. It’s been such an arduous, long road. I can’t believe it.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:49 am in Tennis, US Open | 129 Comments »

September 5th, 2011

Roddick Says U.S. Charged, Zvonareva Wins Sunday at US Open

“I think there’s a healthy jealousy going on right now, which is good,” Roddick said of the American success. “It’s only good to help. If Donald Young sees Ryan Harrison play well in the summer, he’s going to not want to fall behind. I think that’s what you saw with that golden generation is that they were able to push each other.”

Posted by Staff @ 12:07 am in Tennis | 297 Comments »

August 14th, 2011

Djokovic, Serena Capture Canadian Open Titles; Tennis-X Notes

Best headline of the week from Canada’s National Post: “Anderson drops a piano on Murray at Rogers Cup”…

Posted by Staff @ 10:17 pm in Tennis | 36 Comments »

August 14th, 2011

Serena, Djokovic Eye Titles Sunday in Canada

Serena Willams, Novak Djokovic are the heavy favorites today to take home titles in Canada.

Posted by Staff @ 12:24 pm in Canadian Open | 72 Comments »

August 13th, 2011

WTA Cincinnati Preview: All Eyes on Serena Williams; Venus and Clijsters Out

The Western & Southern Open features 18 of the Top 20 women’s players, with seeds Caroline Wozniacki, Vera Zvonareva, Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, Li Na, Petra Kvitova, Francesca Schiavone, Marion Bartoli, Andrea Petkovic, Samantha Stosur, Agnieszka Radwanska, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Jelena Jankovic, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ana Ivanovic, and Peng Shuai.

Posted by Staff @ 5:10 pm in Tennis | 4 Comments »

May 27th, 2011

Wozniacki Follows Clijsters’ Confident-less Slide at French Open

Was the pressure too much for Wozniacki, the clear favorite once Clijsters lost, who is still searching for a first Slam title?

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 4:14 pm in French Open, Tennis | 3 Comments »

May 22nd, 2011

Stosur Beats Demons; Woz, Schiavone on Day 2 at French Open

“I don’t think I have a big chance for the title here because I have never reached further than the third round in a Grand Slam, so we shouldn’t be talking here about winning a Grand Slam,” she said.

Posted by Staff @ 10:41 pm in French Open, Tennis | Comments Off

May 20th, 2011

Clijsters Back in French Open Women’s Preview; American Tennis Pile-on

Kim Clijsters is back from injury and seeded No. 2. It will be interesting to see if the Belgian can quickly up her game to the physical and mental rigors of the red clay. Clijsters will start against Belarus’ Anastasiya Yakimova, and is looking at a possible third-rounder against No. 25 seed Maria Kirilenko, and fourth round against No. 7 Maria Sharapova, facing a Russian “Maria” onslaught.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 12:44 pm in French Open, Tennis | 12 Comments »

May 15th, 2011

Sharapova Beats French Open Finalist Stosur to Win Rome

Former No. 1 Maria Sharapova took a giant step back toward hanging with the big dogs.

Posted by Staff @ 11:20 pm in Rome | 11 Comments »

May 13th, 2011

Djokovic, Nadal Near Rome Final, But First Face Saturday Tests; Sharapova v. Wozniacki SF

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are set on a Sunday final collision course.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 11:08 pm in Rome | 468 Comments »

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1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Roger Federer2 Maria Sharapova
3 Andy Murray3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Kei Nishikori5 Caroline Wozniacki
6 Tomas Berdych6 Ana Ivanovic
7 David Ferrer7 Agnieszka Radwanska
8 Milos Raonic8 Lucie Safarova
9 Marin Cilic9
10 Rafael Nadal10
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